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Basics, Computer Maintenance, Tools & Tips

4 Ways to Backup Your Files and Prevent Data Loss

Whether you're using your computer for business or just for personal stuff, the chances are there are files, photographs and other pieces of info (passwords, etc.) that you don't want to lose. If you want to be sure you have it all, should the worst happen, are you prepared? When did you last back up… Continue reading 4 Ways to Backup Your Files and Prevent Data Loss

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Security

Your Computer and GDPR: Secure File Storage and Encryption

If you're running a business you will definitely be storing and using personal data. That means you have obligations under the new GDPR rules. In my last post, Your Website and GDPR: Privacy Policy and Consent, I described what's needed to get the online side of your business compliant. But what about any files, documents, or… Continue reading Your Computer and GDPR: Secure File Storage and Encryption

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Tools & Tips

Your Website and GDPR: Privacy Policy and Consent

In my previous post, Are You GDPR Ready?, I suggested seven steps you should take to get ready for GDPR. In this post I'll address numbers two and three: How to Publish a Privacy Policy on your site to gain your user's consent and Implement an Opt-In policy. Publish Your Privacy Policy Step 1:  Write Your Privacy Policy… Continue reading Your Website and GDPR: Privacy Policy and Consent

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Security

Are You GDPR Ready?

What is the GDPR? From May 28th the new general data protection regulations (GDPR), Regulation (EU) 2016/679, come into effect. These will give individuals far greater control over their personal data, with the scope of what constitutes personal data greatly enhanced to include: "any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’);… Continue reading Are You GDPR Ready?